Fool's Hoods WAS Re: Head covering question...
- View SourceI find it interesting that well after hoods were worn as the fashion,
> > fools continued wearing them with their distinctive ears and shortThere is also Shakespere's Midsummer Night's Dream in which the
> > lirilipipes.
> > If anyone knows why ears were associated with fools in the first
> > place, I'd love to know!
character Nick Bottom has his head turned into an ass's head by Puck, a
Nick Bottom is described on wikipedia as: "an arrogant, over-confident,
self-centred fool and believes that he is perfect for every role..."
Jehanne of al-Barran